Blog Topic: Herbies

Herbie of the Week: Jim S.

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Continuing what seems to be a new tradition of couples and families being joint Herbies of the Week (I love it!), our current Herbie of the Week, Jim, is the happy hubby of Monica, a former Herbie of the Week! Woot! 

Anyway, I "met" Jim when I was working on our plant-based guys series (you can read about plant-based guys Part 1 and Part 2 ...


Herbie of the Week: Lindsay B. ("I lost 50% of myself" — 141 pounds!!!!)

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Prepare to be BLOWN AWAY (yes, all caps necessary!) by our Herbie of the Week's *incredible* story and transformation. Lindsay B. and I met a little less than a year ago (December 2012) via email, when Lindsay was still working toward her goal.

Her email: My question for you is what is the vegan version of Velveeta cheese? I want it! Oh, now I ...


Herbie of the Week: Russ (100 lbs GONE!) — Our 100th Interview!

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Russ! After switching to a plant-based diet, he lost 119 pounds and went off ALL of his medications for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high triglycerides and depression.

I also love that as fate would have it, our 100th interview in this series, lost 100lbs — err excuse me, 119lbs!!!


"Me and a friend this last Lent (Spring 2013), and ...


Herbie of the Week: Elondra Ome

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Elondra Ome! Elondra is a great example of one of my favorite mantras: Progress, not perfection. Elondra Ome has also made it her mission to bring healthier eating options on her college campus (and she's made huge strides!) Be inspired by Elonda Ome: she's working every day to become happier and healthier and more plant-based.


"Me sorting ...


Herbie of the Week: Elizabeth (She lost 100 lbs!)

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Back in May, Elizabeth replied to one of my newsletters with this email and before-and-after picture (below). My jaw dropped to the floor! 

"Hi Lindsay, I just wanted to briefly share my one year before and after pictures. One day last year, my 2-year-old ran away from me and he nearly got to the road before I was able to catch him. I knew then ...